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the ntsb after interviewing those pilots that not only was the pilot in training trying to land a 777 here in san francisco for the first time, the pilot who was training him was serving as an instructor for the first time. we've also learned tonight something else. when that plane crash landed and the tail came off the back, two flight attendants were sucked out of the plane, ejected onto the runway. they survived it. all of this tonight as we get a clearer view from the cockpit of what it's like to land one of those massive jets over the san francisco bay. tonight as the pilot in training is questioned by the ntsb a rare view from inside the cockpit of what it's like to land over the bay at san francisco's airport. seen in a video posted on youtube by a klm airlines pilot, you can see through the cockpit window the ascent over the bay, the angle for a safe landing on a clear blue day much like the one we saw over the weekend when pilots are cleared for a visual approach. so many questions about asiana airlines flight 214. inside the cockpit the pilot in training sitting in the left seat,
caused saturday's deadly plane crash at sfo. monday and today the n-t-s-b interviewed all four flight crew members who were on the plane. 3 of those pilots were in the cockpit at the time of crash.. kron 4's details... >> reporter:according to the ntsb, the pilot controlling asiana flight 214 was making his first landing attempt in a boeing 777 at s-f-o. he was controlling the plane from the left hand seat in the cockpit. the training pilot, who was assisting with the landing, was in the right hand seat, there was also a relief first officer in the cockpit jump seat and a fourth pilot seated in the plane's cabin. >> reporter:according to the ntsb, the training pilot says that as the plane descended towards runway 2-8 left, the crew set the planes auto throttle to the required airspeed. >>he set the auto throttle at 137 knots and he assumed that the auto throttles were maintaining speed. but realized that the plane was >> reporter: to low and travelling to slow. they attempted to correct the problem by throttling up but by then it was to late. the landing gear and tail of the plane str
is here with the ntsb interview. >> welcome for talking to us and we curious to know what you will do today at far as the investigation. any idea when you get the wreckage out of there and open up the runway? >> our teams will continue their work. it is the third day on the scene with more interviews. we wanted to interview the four crew members on the flight deck. we interviewed two of them yesterday. we hope to complete the interviews today. we are also going to interview airport personnel with respect to the emergency response to the cabin crew we hope to talk about evacuation and slide deployment and doors. our team that is on the groundworking to clear the runway as fast as possible. we finishing up with the documentation from the seawall and we have g.p.s. location of the debris and then move on to the aircraft. >> rough timeline on when the runway will re-open? days in weeks? months? >> certainly talking days, hopefully not talks weeks, plural, but our folks feed to do the work and the salvage operation will be significant. that is a huge structure. we need to remove it, really
the latest this half-hour, the ntsb spoke with the pilot in training abut about the accident. >> investigators are looking closely at every last second. the very last second before the crash. here's abc's david muir. >> reporter: new images of the fleeing passengers determined to get out alive after asiana airlines flight 214 crashed as it came in for landing. you can see the emergency chutes inflate. passengers sliding down them racing to get away from the plane. all of this unfolding after the crucial seven seconds that decided the fate of the flight. the pilot in charge of landing in training. the first time landing a boeing 777 in san francisco. and from one of the black boxes we've learned that just seven seconds before impact, a call from the cockpit. the pilot suddenly looking to increase speed. the jet hovering far too low over the water. then just four seconds before impact, the jet approaching the seawall at the end of the runway and then just a second and a half before impact, a call from the cockpit for a go-around to circle the airport again. it was far too late.
into this deadly crash landing. and the ntsb will be interviewing the pilots again later today. >> that's scary. >> reporter: video captured after the crash landing shows smoke billowing from asiana flight 214, as wounded passengers ran for their lives, first responders rushed into the burning plane. >> we had elderly. we had somebody that was partially trapped. as it turns out, there was a small person stuck between the seats. >> reporter: lead flight attendant, yoon hye lee, is also being hailed a hero. one of the people last to make it out alive, witnesses says she helped passengers twice her size. and even carried this child while suffering from a broken tailbone. >> translator: the child was afraid to go down the slide. i tried to encourage the child, put him on my back and slid down. >> she was so tiny and skinny. i couldn't believe how powerful, how strong she was. >> reporter: ntsb investigators have completed the first round of pilot interviews. >> looking for things that might affect human performance, like fatigue, like illnesses or medication. >> reporter: anything to explain why th
: scott, n.t.s.b. chairman deborah hersman has just completed briefing us interviews with these pilots. of the four pilots three of them were on the flight deck at the time of the landing. here's what she had to say about the supervising pilot on the flight deck. >> he reported that this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. this was the first time that he and the flying pilot that he was instructing had flown together. >> reporter: teams of n.t.s.b. investigators are examining the plane inside and out, locating and recording every piece of debris from landing gear ripped from the jet to the smallest piece of fuselage. the cockpit could hold clues to verify statements given by the pilots. the pilot in control of the plane was sitting in the left- hand seat. it was his first landing at san francisco in a boeing 777. he was being trained by the captain sitting in the right- hand seat. the senior pilot had more than 3,000 hours flying experience in a triple-7 but the airline says he was certified as a trainer just last month. the supervising pilot typically is responsible for taking
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, miguel? >> reporter: yes. not an official word for some time but the ntsb is speaking to all four pilots that were on that plane, those interviews will probably be ongoing, they want to know what they were doing and seeing on the cockpit on all the instruments and that incredible video that we're seeing now that shows us what a textbook emergency escape this was. moments after impact emergency chutes deployed from the plane. >> my god that's scary. >> reporter: you see one person zipping down and a stream of people running for their lives. one slide reportedly popped open inside the plane trapping people. >> we have heard there were some problems inside the aircraft. we need to understand why that happening. >> they're [ bleep ] running. >> oh my god. >> reporter: in a minute, dozens of emergency vehicles surrounded the flaen. the possibility a plane crash victim was struck by an emergency worker vehicle now part of the investigation. >> we are reviewing airport surveillance video. >> reporter: united 885 baiting to take off. >> these people and i think they are walking around. >> report
, thank you. >> now the latest on the plane crash in san francisco. the ntsb is giving us a clear picture of what was going on inside the cockpit when the flight went down to. today we learned more about the four pilots on board. jennifer davis has the latest from san francisco international. >> during two days of questioning, the pilots of asiana flight 214 that automatic throttled -- not tells were set properly but the plane slowed. >> one sat in the cabin with passengers and crew and the other three together in the cockpit with the trainee pilot on the left and his instructor in the right seat. >> he reported this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. this was the first time that he and the flying pilot that he was instructing had flown together. >> asiana airlines says the pilot was certified as a trainer last month. teams of federal investigators are combing through the fuselage inside and out tnt s.b. chair walking the debris wall -- ntsb chair. >> you can see aircraft parts, galley materials, newspapers, magazines, and flooring. >> meantime asiana c.e.o. mobbed by the media at
with the pilot will be absolutely critical to this investigation. the big thing that the ntsb is looking at right now is how is it that this pilot, the co-pilot, perhaps two other pilots sitting in the cockpit at the time didn't understand what was happening to the plane and didn't understand how much trouble it was in. what were the other controls that they were looking at, what other devices do they have at the ready there? a senior flight attendant on that flight, she describes the landing that it felt normal up until the time of the crash. she also talks about what happened immediately after the plane came to a stop. >> translator: first, after the plane stopped completely, i went into the cockpit to see whether the captain was alive or not. i knocked the cockpit door, the captain opened it, and i asked, are you okay, captain? and he said, yes, i'm okay. i asked, should i perform evacuation? and he told me to wait. so i closed the door and made an announcement, because the passengers were upset and things were confusing. i said, ladies and gentlemen, our plane has completely stopped. please r
at the runway at the airport. we've also learned that the ntsb sat down with federal investigators and sitting down with the pilots including the pilot in training. they will do so again today. and among the questions they'll be asking them is why in the cockpit, they shut down computers and autopilot, 82 seconds before that crash landing. abc news has learned that overnight the ntsb had its first meeting with the pilots of flight 214, including that pilot in training, his first time trying to land a boeing 777 in san francisco. that word comes just as new images emerge, revealing the passengers and their frantic efforts to get out of the jet alive. you can see the chutes deploy and immediately the passengers racing down them. >> oh, my god. that's scary. >> they're running out. >> reporter: the fire then breaking out in the front of the plane, and this morning we now know that that fire started with passengers still trapped in the back. one-on-one with the first firefighters on the scene, they told me how they climbed up the chute into the smoke-filled cabin and toward the back they find mang
crashed here on saturday. as for the pilot, that part of the investigation ntsb has begun. they are focusing on that at this point. they have the flight recorders that go along with the investigation. we have pictures from a passenger. ben levy was on the flight. he took these photos on the plane and after he got off. it shows the scene around the flight as people were responding. first responders were there and passengers were getting off the plane, some of them with help literally on the back of flight attendants. others were making their way out themselves. as we get more of these details, we're starting to hear more about first responders. amazing stories of survival. one of the stories we're hearing about is a police officer. imagine this. fire fighters go on that plane. the smoke's there, the fire's there. there are people still trapped. but a police officer went on there without any fire gear at all and helped rescue people. take a listen. >> i didn't think about it. i knew those people were trapped in there and they needed help. we saw the black plume of smoke comi
.s. flight crew would have been. the ntsb also confirmed that at least one emergency chute inflated inside the plane. the ceo of asiana airlines said he does not believe the plane itself was faulty. but did not suggest the pilots were at fault, either. the ntsb will interview the entire asiana crew, including the flight attendants, credited with helping to save lives after the crash. two flight attendants were ejected right after the first impact. this flight attendant was the last person to leave the aircraft and carried injured passengers, some twice her size on her back to safety, even though she herself was injured with a fractured tailbone. she said she didn't even realize her injuries. >> dan simon joins us now. that's incredible. i understand she revealed information about conversations she had with a pilot after the crash. what did she say? >> reporter: that's right. she is a veteran flight attendant. she had been with this airline for nearly two decades. the plane has just crashed. he knocks on the door and checks to see if the pilots are okay after the crash. she asks if she shou
developments in the crash of asiana flight 214. ntsb investigators returning to the runway this morning to inspect done for clues and they're interviewing the crew for the first time. nbc's tom costello is in san francisco. tom, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, matt. good morning. the ntsb has interviewed two of the four pilots. today they hope to talk to the pilot who was actually at the controls. the pilot who had 43 hours in a 777, first landing in san francisco and think, 10,000 hours in total. behind me the plane remains on runway 28 left. they want to know about how much rest, how much work each pilot was under. they want to talk to rescuers and we're hearing from rescuers and also a flight attendant. rarely do crash investigators get to see the actual violent moments of a plane crash and the immediate aftermath as the emergency chutes deploy and panicked passengers run for their lives. as airport fire rescue crews began fighting with foam. >> at that time i declared a red ale alert. >> red alert means mass casualties. >> lieutenant chrissy vans was the first to get inside th
. >> it is reaable. but saying that i think there will be a focus by the ntsb on the whole issue of crash worthiness. the seats were first recommended in 1988. and for those -- tom of your throughing audience i'm sure saw the devastation from the fire. trying to look at the flappability standard to be shoe when events like this happen the majority of people can walk away alive like they did in this event. martha: there were four pilots on board. they were rotating. they will interview another one of those pilots today. in terms of the slow and low on the descent of this plane, what is your thought? >> fir the issue of automation. as you know, these pilots took off in seoul and did not land the aircraft until san francisco. are we becoming in aviation overly dependent on automation so when we have a situation like this at the san francisco airport with the ils being repaired, that the crews don't have the necessary training to handle the aircraft? martha: this pilot had 42 hours on the triple 7, but he never land a plane at san francisco airport before this day. what do you think of this practice? >
of the ntsb will speak about the horrific plane crash in san francisco. two teenagers lost their lives from china. when you look at the condition of the plane, it is hard tobelie heroism of the crew and people on the ground. the people were at the controls when the tail of the aircraft slammed in the runway and ripped off over the sea wall and that led to the smoke and scene you saw on the screen. apparently, one of them, one of the pilots had 40 hours of training and guided by a pilot who was on the first day as a trainer. we'll bring you more of the details when we get that in. >> we are waiting for a major decision from the judge in the george zimmerman trial. the ruling yesterday is been cited as a potentially crucial decision in the outcome of this trial. we'll look at how trayvon martin's history of pot use came in to play in the courtroom and what it may mean. and imagine to wake up on the operating room table that you are dead and doctors are talking about harvesting your organs. trace investigating how that happen in a major new york hospital. we'll tell you about that one. and int
shaban, wjz eyewitness news. >> just moments ago, the ntsb said that two asiana flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the plane on impact and survived. >>> a 7-year-old boy with autism is found dead in a car in a southeast washington, d.c. neighborhood. mary is in the newsroom with the latest on the search for why. mary? >> reporter: well, denise, the little boy was reported missing sunday. and on monday night, michael kingsbury's body was found in an abandoned car, not far from his home. an officer had to actually break the window to get him out. but it was too late. police do not expect foul play. his mother fell to the ground when she burned. >> i never imagined this day of not seeing my child again. >> reporter: police said the little boy was playing in his backyard when he disappeared. and they're not sure how he got into the car. back to you. >> all right, thank you, mary. a focus of the investigation now, why the little boy was not found sooner. police say they checked in the car where she was found, several times. and it was checked by at least three officers. >>> att
with the flight crew, victims and ntsb. in this video you can see before he left south korea he apologized to the family of the two chinese teenagers killed in the crash. he met them at an airport in seoul and vowed to them. can you see one of the fathers visibly upset with yoon. they were head to do a summer camp. >>> a bridge finally back open on rock creek in brandywine. 30 foot span washed out by flooding in hurricane. it took long to build, 70% of the $2.5 million project was paid for by fema. the new bridge is higher to try to avoid flooding in the future. >>> things are back to normal after a water main break in did you -- dupont circle. service was disrupted for people who live and work in that area for quite sometime. >>> one of the most talked about animals is back on display. rusty, the red panned ark is back in his cage. he gained notoriety when he escaped. megan live with rusty's return. >> you're right. rusty became quite a celebrity, a lot of buzz after his wild adventure. he's been out of the mix at the zoo, under wraps for the last couple of weeks. that's because when he w
not undergo drug or alcohol testing in the wake of the crash. the ntsb says the u.s. does not have "oversight" of foreign-based operators or their crews. the ceo of asiana airlines has also arrived in san francisco to visit the crash site. >> a local university is teaching its flight students how to quickly respond to life- threatening situations in the air. wgn's julian crews takes us inside this critical program at lewis university in romeoville. >> landing and aircraft at a busy airport on a flight simulator at louis university, flight trainers and their students see the same kind of scenarios that happened saturday in san francisco. a plane crash landing just short of the runway. >> there is always something to learn from every one of these accidents and we try to incorporate into our planning. >> this man has flown boeing 777 planes as a commercial pilot. he is wondering what went wrong on saturday. >> there are warnings when you are approaching too low to the ground, if you are on the wrong path, and there are different levels of awareness and warnings in the cockpit. >> to make sense w
costello is in san francisco. good morning to you. >> good morning, the ntsb talked to two of the four pilots on board including the pilot at the controls and who was just gaining experience. the ntsb wants to know about the three days prior to the crash. how much sleep did they get? how much duty time did they have? anybody sick? anybody on medications? anybody distracted? we're also hearing from rescuers and flight attendants about the day on saturday. >> reporter: rarely do crash investigators get to see the actual violent moments of a plane crash and the immediate aftermath as the emergency shoots deemploy and panicked passengers run for their lives. as airport fire rescue crews begin attacking the fire with foam, city fire crews were coming in behind them to help. >> at that point, i went to a third alarm and declared a red alert. >> reporter: that means mass causalities. she was among the first firefighters to get inside the plane, fight the fire and search for victims. >> we had somebody that was partially trapped. as it turns out, there was a small person stuck between the seat
and autopilot, 82 seconds before that crash-landing. abc news has learned that overnight the ntsb had its first meeting with the pilots of flight 214, including that pilot in training, his first time trying to land a boeing 777 in san francisco. that word comes just as new images emerge, revealing the passengers and their frantic efforts to get out of the jet alive. you can see the chutes deploy. and immediately, the passengers racing down them. >> my god. that's scary. >> reporter: the fire breaking out in the front of the plane. and this morning, we now know that that fire started with passengers still in the back. one-on-one with the first firefighters on the scene, they told me how they climbed up the chute, into the smoke-filled cabin, and found mangled seats and the passengers unable to get out. did you see fear? >> it was more shock that i saw. eyes light open. and people looks like they needed assistance. >> reporter: and this morning we are learning more about the other discovery. the two bodies, two teenage girls from china. one found on each side of the plane. the fire chief telling
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